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Navy Falls to No. 9 Texas in NCAA Tourney

Daniel and Mark close out careers


League Honors Navy Men's Tennis Team Members

Mids to play in NCAA Tournament Friday


Men's Tennis Wins Patriot League Title

Mids to make first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2012


Men's Tennis Defeats Radford, 6-1

Navy clinched the match in four-straight matches


Daniel Receives League Men's Tennis Accolade

Has a team-best seven wins this season


M. tennis vs. East Carolina 1/31/15

Men's tennis vs. East Carolina Jan. 31, 2015 Photos by Phil Hoffmann


Men's Tennis vs. UMBC, 9/27/14

Men's tennis vs. UMBC, Sept. 27, 2014. Photos by Phil Hoffmann.


M Tennis vs. Army

Men's tennis vs. Army, April 5, 2014. Photos by Phil Hoffmann.


M. Tennis vs. St. Francis (N.Y.)

Men's tennis vs. St. Francis (N.Y.), Jan. 25, 2014. Photos by Phil Hoffmann.


M Tennis vs. Delaware, 3/3/13

Men's Tennis vs. Delaware, March 3, 2013. Photos by Phil Hoffmann.

Academic Information
Is an international relations major.

Athletic Information
2013-14 Season
Earned Second-Team All-Patriot League accolades ... ranked second on the team for singles victories in dual matches (21) ... four of his eight singles losses were against players on nationally-ranked teams ... posted a 7-1 record in singles against league competition, with his lone defeat coming in three sets ... each of those seven victories came in straight sets ... finished the season with four straight-set singles victories ... won 49 of 68 games played during that span ... compiled records of 5-2 at No. 3 singles and 11-6 at No. 4 ... Calvin Mark was his lone doubles teammate for the entire season ... the duo ended the year with a 5-2 record against league opponents, a 16-4 record in dual matches and a 19-11 mark overall ... they also were 14-4 at No. 2 doubles ... the Daniel-Mark tandem won the No. 2 doubles flight at the Navy Invitational ... enters the 2014-15 season tied for 24th place in Navy history with 51 career singles victories.

2012-13 Season
Led Navy in singles wins for both the dual meet season (18) and for the full year (22) ... compiled a 5-1 record in singles against league foes ... posted a 9-1 record in three-set matches ... won 10 of 11 matches during one stretch of the spring season ... closed the year with wins in six of his last seven completed matches ... won both of his singles matches against Army ... finished the spring with a 7-2 record at No. 3 singles and a mark of 10-4 at No. 4 singles ... won a pair of flights at the Navy Blue Invite in the fall ... teamed with Nicholas Gutsche for the win at No. 3 doubles and won the No. 4 singles flight with a 3-0 record ... also won the No. 3 doubles flight alongside Gutsche at the Navy Gold Invite ... tied for the Navy lead in doubles wins for the spring season (16) and for the overall campaign (19) ... the Daniel-Gutsche tandem finished the season with a 16-10 record in the spring and a 19-11 mark for the full season ... the tandem had an 11-4 record at No. 2 doubles, which included a 4-3 record against league opponents ... his 34 total wins during the spring season was tied for 14th place in Navy history (now 15th).

2011-12 Season
Played the most three-set matches (9) of anyone on the team ... compiled a 6-3 record in those matches ... also posted a mark of 4-1 in set tiebreakers ... played 21 of his 23 spring singles matches at either No. 4 (12) or No. 5 (9) ... also played at Nos. 3 and 6 in the lineup ... won five of his last six completed matches, including a pair of straight set wins over Army in which he dropped a combined nine games ... was leading in the third set (2-0) of his match against Bucknell in the semifinal round of the Patriot League Tournament was play was stopped ... recorded a singles record of 5-1 against Patriot League opponents, with all but one of those wins coming in straight sets ... spent the last six weeks of the season teamed with Nicholas Gutsche at No. 3 doubles ... the duo clinched the doubles point for the Mids against Army in the championship match of the Patriot League Tournament ... two of his three singles losses in the fall season came in 10-point, third-set tiebreakers, and each were by just two points ... won the No. 5 singles flight at the Navy Gold Invitational ... teamed with Nicholas Gutsche to win the No. 4 doubles flight at the Navy Gold Invitational ... posted a 1-1 record in the qualifying draw of the ITA Atlantic Regional ... recorded fall singles wins over players from Temple, Binghamton, UMBC and Georgetown.

High School / Personal
Was home schooled through Keystone National High School ... his highest ranking on was No. 113 and was tabbed as a 4-star recruit by the site.

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